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🏆 European Club Cup (Women) (2008)

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Yifan Hou, Humpy Koneru, Anna Muzychuk, Tatiana Kosintseva, Zhao Xue, Nadezhda Kosintseva, Nana Dzagnidze, Maia Chiburdanidze, Antoaneta Stefanova, Kateryna Lagno, Pia Cramling, Viktorija Cmilyte, Dronavalli Harika, Anna Zatonskih, Ekaterina Kovalevskaya, Elina Danielian, Hoang Thanh Trang, Monika Socko, Lilit Mkrtchian, Anna Ushenina, Almira Skripchenko, Natalia Zhukova, Elisabeth Paehtz, Ekaterina Atalik, Inna Gaponenko, Deimante Daulyte-Cornette, Nino Khurtsidze, Ekaterina Korbut, Corina-Isabela Peptan, Alisa Maric, Svetlana Matveeva, Dagne Ciuksyte, Evgenija Ovod, Alina L'Ami, Cristina-Adela Foisor, Irina Turova, Baira Kovanova, Irina Chelushkina, Anna Sharevich, Julia Demina, Elena-Luminita Cosma, Gabriela Olarasu, Andjelija Stojanovic, Maria Kursova, Carmen Voicu-Jagodzinsky, Svetlana Petrenko, Iozefina Werle, Elena Boric, Mathilde Congiu, Anastazia Karlovich, Maya Shapir (Porat), Bella Gesser, Ela Pitam, Kristina Shulepina, Ioulia Makka, Irina Botvinnik, Ioana Smaranda Padurariu, Vera Papadopoulou, Simona Limontaite, Vesna Zivkovic, Fiona Steil-Antoni, Natalia Vovinkina, Zoi Iordanidou, Margarita Fakhretdinova, Irina Len, Julie Fischer, Martina Skogvall, Georgia Grapsa, Branka Vujic-Katanic, Verena Nagel, Rebecca Klipper, Sylvie Genzling, Nada Dragovic, Elisavet Papathanasiou, Anastasia Paganoglou, Marina Lian, Helene Bertrand, Ageliki Papathanasiou, Marie Weigel, Maria-anna Haritopoulou, Claudia Fischer, Lora Feldman Chess Event Description
European Club Cup (Women) (2008)

The 13th European Club Cup for Women was a 7-round Swiss team tournament held at the Athos Palace Hotel in Kallithea, Halkidiki peninsula, Greece, 17-23 October 2008, with the participation of 18 clubs from 13 countries, including defending champions Cercle d'Echecs de Monte Carlo, which mustered Koneru, Cramling, Xie Jun, Dzagnidze, Socko and Skripchenko. Of the 82 players, 7 were GMs and 26 IMs. Each match was played over four boards, with two points for a team win and one point for a draw. Time control: 90 minutes for 40 moves then 30 more minutes till the end of the game, with 30 seconds added per move from move 1. First prize: 2,500 euros. Central organizers: Theodoros Tsorbatzoglou and Werner Stubenvoll. Chief arbiter: Dirk de Ridder.

Cercle d'Echecs de Monte Carlo won again with 12/14, ahead of Spartak Vidnoe (Yifan Hou, Stefanova, Zhao Xue, Tatiana and Nadezhda Kosintseva, Ovod), T-com Podgorica (Anna Muzychuk, Maric, Gaponenko, Kovalevskaya) and Economist SGSEU Saratov, all three with 10/14.

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 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 251  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. P Cramling vs D Ciuksyte  ½-½352008European Club Cup (Women)E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
2. D Daulyte-Cornette vs N Dzagnidze  0-1392008European Club Cup (Women)B94 Sicilian, Najdorf
3. M Socko vs I Makka  1-0772008European Club Cup (Women)B10 Caro-Kann
4. S Limontaite vs A Skripchenko  ½-½492008European Club Cup (Women)E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
5. S Petrenko vs A Stefanova  0-1572008European Club Cup (Women)C78 Ruy Lopez
6. T Kosintseva vs A Karlovich  1-0302008European Club Cup (Women)C78 Ruy Lopez
7. C Voicu-Jagodzinsky vs N Kosintseva  0-1582008European Club Cup (Women)C53 Giuoco Piano
8. E Ovod vs M Skogvall  1-0702008European Club Cup (Women)A45 Queen's Pawn Game
9. E Danielian vs E Pitam  ½-½672008European Club Cup (Women)D30 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. B Gesser vs Lagno 0-1432008European Club Cup (Women)D86 Grunfeld, Exchange
11. L Mkrtchian vs N Vovinkina  1-0392008European Club Cup (Women)E92 King's Indian
12. M Shapir (Porat) vs Khurtsidze  ½-½512008European Club Cup (Women)E15 Queen's Indian
13. A Stojanovic vs Korbut  ½-½372008European Club Cup (Women)D02 Queen's Pawn Game
14. Cmilyte vs E Boric 1-0242008European Club Cup (Women)A81 Dutch
15. B Vujic-Katanic vs J Demina  ½-½442008European Club Cup (Women)D02 Queen's Pawn Game
16. I Turova vs N Dragovic  1-0352008European Club Cup (Women)E76 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack
17. A Muzychuk vs V Papadopoulou  1-0352008European Club Cup (Women)B95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
18. K Shulepina vs A Maric  0-1482008European Club Cup (Women)A07 King's Indian Attack
19. I Gaponenko vs M Fakhretdinova  ½-½522008European Club Cup (Women)C69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
20. Z Iordanidou vs E Kovalevskaya  0-1532008European Club Cup (Women)A07 King's Indian Attack
21. M Congiu vs A Ushenina  ½-½452008European Club Cup (Women)B22 Sicilian, Alapin
22. E Paehtz vs F Steil-Antoni  ½-½422008European Club Cup (Women)C50 Giuoco Piano
23. R Klipper vs B Kovanova  0-1822008European Club Cup (Women)A46 Queen's Pawn Game
24. M Kursova vs M Weigel  0-1382008European Club Cup (Women)D37 Queen's Gambit Declined
25. Hoang Thanh Trang vs Irina Botvinnik  1-0222008European Club Cup (Women)D20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-20-08  percyblakeney: Some really strong teams also in the women's event, in today's match between Spartak Vidnoe and Cercle d'Echecs Monte Carlo the four boards look like this:

WGM Hou Yifan 2578 (white) - GM Koneru Humpy 2618
GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2548 (black) - GM Cramling Pia 2550 GM Zhao Xue 2518 (white) - IM Dzagnidze Nana 2503
IM Kosintseva Tatiana 2513 (white) - IM Socko Monika 2434

Oct-21-08  Ladolcevita: well,ending in a draw0.0

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